McAfee to Join NIST Cybersecurity Center of Excellence; Tom Gann Comments

mcafee-logoMcAfee is joining the National Institute of Standards and Technology cybersecurity center of excellence center, according to a company statement.

McAfee is signing a memorandum of understanding today with the National Cybersecurity of Center of Excellence as a charter member.

McAfee government relations vice president Tom Gann said, “The collaborative work of the National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership will benefit important national initiatives such as e-health and e-learning along with improving the security of the nation's businesses.”

Every attacker, every would-be cyber thief or terrorist is looking for loopholes and weaknesses in our cyber defenses. Seamless security ““ a continuum of secure systems, no matter who makes or services them ““ is our goal. The Center's goal of interoperability is an important step towards that,“ he added.

The state of Maryland and Montgomery County are also collaborating for the center.

 

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